Think of a Sheltie as a smaller Collie. They are as much their smaller cousins as you will get. Sheltie is an abbreviation for the Shetland Sheepdog. A beautiful dog breed with a great, fun and loving personality.
These dogs are the “perfect dogs” with regards to their size. Where with a Collie you would have trouble managing him with the Sheltie you still get the looks but he’s small enough to cuddle and he won’t scare visitors.
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The Rat Terrier is a small to medium-size dog and has the energy level of three dogs combined. The standard and desirable heights for these dogs is 10 inches and 18 to 19 inches respectively. Both are acceptable and their weight should be between 12 and 35 pounds.
The Rat Terrier is a muscular dog with a strong, deep chest, big shoulders and well-rounded legs and neck. Their coat can be of various colors such as red and white (the staple Terrier look), sable or [...] More about: Keeping a Rat Terrier Inside Your Apartment
They’re never going to confuse a Pug with another dog. Pugs have a short body and a stocky frame, kind of like a cylinder. Their short, albeit muscular legs give them their distinctively funny look. They have a flat muzzle with big, bulging eyes, wrinkles, a curled tail and dark, folded ears. They look like a cute, adorable little piggy.
Once they were favorites around Chinese royal families and that heritage stuck until today. They are dignified family members and expect you to treat them [...] More about: Pugs are Playful Apartment Tricksters
The Newfoundland is a giant dog, thankfully very obedient and loyal to his owners, as it would be quite a challenge to manage this immense animal otherwise. Similarly to most giant dog breeds these guys are extremely gentle and careful so as not to hurt anybody.
In fact, even though it can be protective of their own, they easily become scared if you are harsh with them and if you yell at them. Today they are quite popular as house pets thanks to their lovable [...] More about: Newfoundland Lifestyle Doesn’t Overlap With Apartment Life That Much
The Maltese is known as the oldest toy breed in Europe. The breed was favored by high end people such as nobles, aristocrats and royalty. As such, the dog is supposed to be at least as royal as the person owning him. And indeed they are characterized by good manners, graceful display and royal qualities.
The Maltese stands 10 inches tall at most and weighs up to 7 pounds. He is a tried-and-true toy dog. They are always white, with silky, long hair that is [...] More about: Non-shedding, Well Behaved Maltese Fur Ball Apartment Dog
The Greyhound can be traced back as far as 8000 years. He is regarded as the ancestor of all domestic dogs. The Greyhound is a tall, slim dog with a long, narrow head. He has short ears which are held back and folded. His dark eyes betray an intelligent look.
The Greyhound is often misunderstood. He is reserved towards strangers and sometimes even towards their owner, so their character is often times undervalued and misappreciated. They are sensitive dogs, devoted and intelligent, relaxed but energetic.
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The Doberman is a medium-sized dog who, according to the AKC standards, should ideally stand at 27 1/2 inches high and 25 1/2 inches for males and females respectively. His body is strong, compact and muscular, capable of great speed and agility.
The roots of the breed dates around the 1900s, when Louis Dobermann wanted a medium-sized dog to act as his personal guard and companion. A variety of breeds have been used to create the Doberman, including the Old Short-haired Shepherd, the Rottweiler and the [...] More about: The Trusty Doberman Is a Great, Docile Apartment Dog
The Cocker Spaniel is a small dog with seemingly limitless energy, sporty attitude and cuddly behavior. Though originally bred from a hunting dog, that is to say his ancestors were hunting dogs, he is now mostly a companion dog. They still retain some of their ancestral hunting gene legacy, which is why they’re cuddly and playful in the first place.
Hunting dogs have always been characterized by friendly attitude towards people, special skill sets and the ability to handle any situation thrown at them. Their [...] More about: Cocker Spaniel Adaptability to Apartment Life, Courtesy to Ancestral Hunting Genes
Cockapoo is a mixed bred dog. He’s actually a crossbreed between a Poodle and a Cocker Spaniel. People have been looking for a way to combine the intelligence of a Poodle with the steadiness of a Cocker Spaniel. The result was a Cockapoo.
It’s worth noting that not all breeders successfully crossed the two breeds. Some some Cockapoo’s are submissive, fearful and frightened little dogs. However they not supposed to be like that, the Cockapoo is an adorable small dog, a great family friend and [...] More about: Lift Your Spirits With an Adorable Cockapoo Apartment Dog
The Border Collie is a famous dog breed that has been rocking the competitive dog sport scene for many years. You shouldn’t get a Border Collie if you live in an apartment and we’ll talk about why in just a minute. This dog has consistently proven he is among the smartest dogs in the world.
They are excellent, natural sheep herders and are capable of herding cattle as well. This is their most beloved activity, but they are also astutely aware of their masters desires [...] More about: Should I Get a Border Collie For My Apartment?